Robert C. Vail

Robert C. Vail

Executive Vice President / Work Dynamics Regional Director


Prior to joining JLL in mid-2015, Rob spent twelve years with Bank of America’s corporate real estate team. At B of A, Rob held a variety of leadership roles, including managing their transactions teams and key joint ventures, managing relationships with the bank’s lines of business, development and project management, and, most recently, overseeing a 26 million square foot portfolio of 2,600 locations with accountability for project management, property management and transactions.

In previous roles, Rob founded a real estate advisory business that serviced a family office, and he held leadership positions in real estate and finance with Walt Disney Imagineering, Pepsico, and a privately-held developer; all combined totaling over 25 years of service in real estate.


  • Leadership and team building
  • Account management and strategic planning
  • Transactions and deal structuring
  • Complex and multi-unit development programs
  • Merger and acquisition support
  • Duke University, A.B. Economics
  • University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, M.B.A.
  • Instituto de Estudios Superiores de la Empresa, M.B.A. exchange program, Barcelona, Spain
  • Envision Charlotte, board member and energy committee chair
  • Charlotte Center City Partners, member, development committee
  • CoreNet
    Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, immediate past chair, corporate campaign
  • Charlotte City Ballet Company, past treasurer
  • Charlotte Transit Center, Inc., past president and board chair